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Joint Education Center
In order to offer the best educational programs that meets the need of the Marines, Sailors and family members, your input is both important and needed. Please find the link that leads to a very brief survey that should only take a few minutes to complete. Thank you in advance for your help. Click here to begin survey
TUITION ASSISTANCE INFORMATION
Tuition Assistance (TA) Application Information
All applications for Tuition Assistance must be processing using the Web-TA program. Download the booklet “Getting Started with Web-TA” ( pdf 589k )
MARINE CORPS CREDENTIALING INITIATIVES
As part of an initiative developed by the White House to encourage Marines to increase their employability when transitioning from the military to civilian life, the Marine Corps has developed a pilot program which will offer civilian credentialing for Marines who work in the following Logistics-related MOSs:
3043 - Supply Administration and Operations Specialist
3051 - Warehouse Clerk
0431 - Logistics Embarkation Specialist
0491- Logistics Mobility Chief
Marines who are interested in earning a credential for their MOS training can take the certification testing at the Camp Pendleton Education Center. Exams will be offered on October 28th and as needed. Marines who would like to schedule an exam are asked to call the Education Center to make an appointment. To schedule an appointment or get additional information please call (760) 725-6660 or 725-6414.
The Joint Education Center (JEC) at Camp Pendleton provides a wide range of high quality educational programs to enhance professional and personal learning for all active duty personnel and their family members. The following includes schools and programs offered on base:
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Central Michigan University offers graduate-level degree programs, including a Masters of Arts in Education and Masters of Science in General Administration in several specialized areas such as Human Resource Management or Health Care.
(760) 725-0485 or (760) 385-0412, Fax: (760) 385-0414
Mon–Thu 8am-4pm, Fri 10am-6pm
CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE
Central Texas College is a two-year school and offers Associate Degrees in the following programs: Business/Business Management, Computer Sciences, Criminal Justice, Fire Protection Technology, General Studies, Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts, or Social Sciences.
(760) 725-6386; (760) 385-4942 Fax: (760) 385-4942
Mon-Thu: 8am-4:30pm, Fri 8am-3pm
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offers degree programs at MCAS Camp Pendleton in Associate and Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics or Technical Management.
After 2pm, call (760) 385-4423 at MCAS Camp Pendleton, Bldg 2368 Rm 104
National University is offering a BS in Liberal Studies and a Single Subject or Multi-Subject Teaching Credential Program, as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Domestic Security Management and a Masters degree in Homeland Security and Safety Engineering.
Park University is a four-year school and offers Bachelors Degrees in the following areas of study: Computer Science, Criminal Justice Administration, Liberal Arts/Studies, and Social Psychology, as well as management courses in the following specialized areas: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Finance, Human Resources, and Marketing.
(760) 725-6858; Fax: (760) 385-0351
Mon-Thu: 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-4pm
Palomar College is a two-year college offering Associate Degrees in the following areas: Administration of Justice, Law Enforcement, Business Mid-Management, General Business, General Studies, Liberal Arts or Sciences.
(760) 725-6626; Fax: (760) 385-0498
Mon-Thu: 8am-7:30pm, Fri 8am-2pm
In addition to schools currently located aboard Camp Pendleton there are representatives from seven additional schools that maintain regular offices hours at the JEC to provide counseling and support to students. Dates and times vary and the schedule is posted in the lobby at the JEC.
For information on the new Post 9/11 Educational Programs and the Montgomery GI Bill, visit website.
For information on Department of Defense (DoD) Education Programs, visit DoD website.
Leadership Scholar Program
The Leadership Scholar Program (LSP) is a partnership between universities/colleges and the U.S. Marine Corps to help further your education. For more information visit website.